This chapter describes annotations in GDB. Annotations were designed to interface GDB to graphical user interfaces or other similar programs which want to interact with GDB at a relatively high level.
The annotation mechanism has largely been superseded by GDB/MI (see GDB/MI).
|• Annotations Overview:||What annotations are; the general syntax.|
|• Server Prefix:||Issuing a command without affecting user state.|
|• Prompting:||Annotations marking GDB’s need for input.|
|• Errors:||Annotations for error messages.|
|• Invalidation:||Some annotations describe things now invalid.|
|• Annotations for Running:||Whether the program is running, how it stopped, etc.|
|• Source Annotations:||Annotations describing source code.|